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    Turpin, Pierre Turpin, Pierre Jean Francois - 022 Work: Flore Medicale Description: Anagyre; Anagryis foetida Date: 1828-1832 Condition of Pl.. Product #: turpin-022 Regular price: $75.00 $75.00 In Stock

    Pierre Jean Francois Turpin - Anagyris

    Product Code: turpin-022
    Availability: In Stock
    Weight: 0.00lb
    Dimensions: 0.00in x 9.50in x 6.00in

    Price: $75.00

    • Work: Flore Medicale
    • Description: Anagyre; Anagryis foetida
    • Date: 1828-1832
    • Condition of Plate: Overall Very Good. There is a very faint fox mark in center of plate, and upper right corner.
    • Condition of Work: Overall Very Good. The edges of the paper have some very light, pleasing toning.
    • Paper Size: ~9.5″ by 6″
    • Image Size: ~6″ by 3.5″

    Pierre Turpin’s Flore Medicale

    These sharp stipple engraving are from the French medical reference book entitled Flore Medicale. The multi-volume publication was illustrated with images by Pierre Jean Francois Turpin which were engraved by Lambert, and authored by F. P. Chaumeton, J. L. M. Poiret, and J. B. Chambert. This “Nouv. publication” was published in Paris in 1828-1832 by C. L. F. Panckoucke.

    Turpin was a man of great botanical talent. After meeting well-known botanist and botancial artist Alexandere Poiteau while stationed in Haiti with the French army, Turpin followed a path that led him to fame: “Pierre Jean François Turpin was possibly the greatest botanical genius of all the French botanical painters of his day.” (The Art of Botanical Illustration by Wilford Blunt. Collins: 1971)

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